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Wednesday, April 14, 2004

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Why GOSSIP HURTS
Taking a stand against gossip is not much fun. You're taking a stand against something that's not that serious. You seem like a kill joy too. I read this Washington Post gossip item with my eyebrow appropriately arched and a smirk. Interesting, I thought. Hat's off to Andrew Sullivan for showing how gossip is destructive, uncommitted, easy and, usually, followed by spurious excuses for its importance. (The New Republic)